Owens Corning. The EnergyComplete Whole Home Insulation and Air Sealing System includes a low-expanding, spray-on air infiltration barrier compound that foams in place to seal critical intersections, joints, and gaps and reduces air infiltration up to 70%, according to the manufacturer. After application, Owens Corning Pink fiberglass batt or blown-in insulation is installed. The system meets Energy Star requirements, is NAHB Green Approved and certified to Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Product Emission and Children & Schools standards, and contributes points toward LEED certification. 800.438.7465. www.ocenergycomplete.com.
Knauf Insulation. The EcoSeal System combines a spray-on, water-based air sealant with EcoBatt fiberglass insulation batts or JetStream blown-in insulation. EcoSeal dries to an impermeable elastic membrane that covers and seals tight gaps, cracks, and joints in the construction shell. EcoSeal exceeds Energy Star requirements for air leakage and has been tested for air infiltration by the NAHB Research Center. EcoBatt insulation contains 30% post-consumer recycled content, contains no formaldehyde or phenols, does not support microbial growth, and is certified to meet Greenguard Children & Schools standards. 800.825.4434. http://ecoseal.knaufinsulation.us.
CertainTeed. Different approaches to air sealing, insulation, and moisture control are available with this manufacturer’s hybrid insulation system. CertaSpray, a medium-density polyurethane closed-cell foam, can be applied to full-wall thickness as an all-in-one insulation, air sealing, and vapor-control system, or used as a flashing barrier covered by Optima blown-in fiberglass insulation and MemBrain vapor retarder, which varies in density based on ambient temperature and humidity. System components are Energy Star qualified, NAHB Green Approved, and certified to Greenguard Indoor Air Quality and Greenguard Children & Schools standards. 800.233.8990. www.certainteedhybrid.com.
Johns Manville. A selection of hybrid insulation solutions are available using various combinations of air-sealing and insulating products, including JM Corbond III high-density closed-cell polyurethane foam; JM ocSPF low-density polyurethane foam; MR-faced, Kraft-faced, or EasyFit fiberglass insulation batts or rolls; JM Spider spray-in fiberglass insulation; or BIBS HP blown-in fiberglass insulation. Insulation products are formaldehyde-free and SCS certified for post-consumer and recycled content, and contribute to LEED credits. 800.654.3103. www.specjm.com.